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  • USAF Marathon director available for interview

    The U.S. Air Force Marathon is less than one month away and area officials are busy putting on the finishing touches to what promises to be a monumental event. In preparation for this local celebration of the Air Force 60th Anniversary, Marathon director Molly Louden will be available for interviews up to September 15. The eleventh annual race will
  • T-6A "Texan II" reaches half-million flight hours

    The aircraft component of the Joint Primary Aircraft Training System, JPATS T-6A Texan II, reached a significant milestone by the end of June, amassing more than 500,000 collective flying hours, at a rate of about 10,000 hours per month. The JPATS program is managed by the 664th Aeronautical Systems Squadron, 77th Aeronautical Systems Wing here at
  • Base announces newest staff sergeants

    Wright-Patterson Air Force Base welcomed 135 new staff sergeants today in various units across the base. They are:18th Intelligence Squadron Heathermoore Silva 311th Recruiting Squadron Charles E. Kropog Steven R. Purser 338th Recruiting Squadron Matthew J. Foote Daniel D. Singleton Jeremy D. Smith 339th Recruiting Squadron Christopher Jennings
  • Partial roof collapse in building marked for demolition

    Base firefighters and civil engineers responded shortly before 8 a.m. today to the partial collapse of the roof of Bldg 281 in Area A. There was no fire and no injuries. The vacant building, built in 1943 as a warehouse, was constructed of wood and had already been identified for demolition, said David Perkins, 88th Air Base Wing deputy civil
  • Questions answered about base primary care clinic

    The primary care clinic at Wright-Patterson Medical Center manages the health needs of nearly 24,000 beneficiaries. In an effort to serve patients in an efficient and timely manner, here are the answers to a few of the more frequently asked questions. How do I contact my PCM team during duty hours? If you have a question or need to speak with
  • New medical profiling process implemented

    Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has been selected as one of the first bases to implement the new Air Force medical profiling process. Functional limitations are now listed on the new Air Force Form 469, duty limiting conditions report, and will be used to notify supervisors, unit deployment monitors and commanders of a member's physical
  • X-48B Blended Wing Body test vehicle takes flight

    The X-48B Blended Wing Body (BWB) research vehicle, developed by AFRL, Boeing, and NASA, made a successful maiden flight July 20, at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif. The test aircraft, an 8.5 percent scale, remotely piloted vehicle, successfully completed a 31-minute flight, which tested the revolutionary aircraft's
  • Full replacement value for personal property begins soon

    Department of Defense customers, including servicemembers and DOD civilians, will soon be eligible for full replacement value protection on most DOD-funded personal property shipments.  Full replacement value coverage will apply to personal property shipments with a pickup date on or after:  -- Oct. 1 for international shipments to and from outside
  • Wright-Patt staff sergeant selected for nurse commissioning program

    A staff sergeant with the 88th Surgical Operations Squadron has been selected to attend the nurse enlisted commissioning program in spring 2008, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced Tuesday. Staff Sgt. Heather E. Shonk was one of 27 enlisted Airmen that an Air Force board selected to attend the program, beginning in either the fall or in
  • Air Force marathon offers four-person relay race

    Runners who are interested in participating in the 2007 U.S. Air Force Marathon here, but aren't interested in running the full 26.2-mile course, have another option: the four-person relay.  Relay team members each run a specific leg of the marathon with the team's total elapsed time determining the winners.  Leg distances include 5.1 miles for leg